Waste Heat Economizer FAQs

Waste heat economizers, or waste heat recovery units, play a pivotal role in enhancing industrial heating systems’ efficiency. If you’re seeking ways to reduce waste, emissions, and energy expenses while simultaneously boosting your facility’s productivity, investing in a waste heat economizer is a strategic move.

Exploring your options when it comes to a waste heat recovery system for your plant or facility? Read on to find answers to some popular questions about waste heat recovery units. 

What Are Waste Heat Economizers?

Waste heat economizers, also referred to as waste heat recovery units, are integral components of industrial heating systems. They capture and repurpose energy generated within equipment such as turbines and incinerators, redirecting it for various applications, including heating other materials. These systems harness heat and energy that would otherwise go to waste, making them a prime choice for optimizing facility efficiency.

What Are The Benefits of Waste Heat Economizers? 

Waste heat recovery units enjoy widespread use across various industries for good reasons. They offer an array of compelling advantages, including:

Enhanced Efficiency: By tapping into previously wasted heat, industrial processes become more efficient.

Reduced Energy Consumption: Waste heat economizers help lower energy consumption, resulting in significant cost savings.

Lower Operating Costs: Decreased energy usage translates to reduced operating expenses.

Environmental Responsibility: These units contribute to decreased waste and emissions, aligning with sustainable practices.

You can learn in more detail about the benefits of waste heat economizers here.

How Does Waste Heat Recovery Work? 

Within a waste heat recovery unit, high-temperature gases generated by industrial heating equipment (e.g., incinerators, oxidizers, gasifiers, and turbines) are captured. Instead of being expelled, the heat energy produced during these processes is recycled and repurposed to support other industrial operations. This process not only conserves energy but also enhances the overall efficiency of the system.

Find more details about the specifics of waste heat recovery here.

Does Your Facility Need a Waste Heat Economizer? 

Waste heat economizers find applications in various industries, including but not limited to asphalt heating, water heating, and thermal fluid heating. If you’re committed to improving your facility’s efficiency, considering waste heat recovery technology is a critical step.

Contact us at 715-748-5888 or online to discuss your industrial heating system’s specifics and assess if a waste heat economizer is suitable and beneficial for your facility.

Can Waste Heat Economizers Be Customized? 

Yes, at Enerquip, we specialize in customizing waste heat economizers to meet your specific requirements. If you’re interested in a tailored waste heat recovery solution, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re eager to collaborate with you to create a customized system that aligns with your unique needs.

Where are Enerquip Waste Heat Economizers Manufactured?

Enerquip proudly manufactures all its waste heat recovery units in the United States, ensuring high-quality products and supporting local industry.

Waste Heat Economizers from Enerquip 

Efficiency in industrial heating systems is paramount, and waste heat economizers offer a powerful solution to achieve this goal. By harnessing previously wasted energy, reducing costs, and promoting sustainability, these units pave the way for a brighter and more efficient future for your facility.

If you have additional questions about a specific application, we’d be happy to assist. Just give us a call at 715-748-5888 or contact us online to get the conversation started.


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